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Deputy Mayor Jeanne Burbidge

Current Appointments and Regional Representation 
  • Chair, Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
  • South County Area Transportation Board (SCATBd) - Chair 2009 and 2003              
  • Board Member, Economic Development Council  of Seattle/King County
Former City and Regional Representation 
  • Mayor, January 2002 through December 2003
  • Co-Chair Economic Development Committee for City and Chamber
  • Chair, Parks, Recreation, Public Safety, and Human Services Committee
  • Land Use Transportation Committee
  • Finance/Economic Development/Regional Affairs Committee
  • Chair, Transportation Improvement Board of Washington State
  • Puget Sound Regional Council Economic Development District Board
  • Sound Cities Association Policy Issues Committee Representative
  • Chair, Regional Law, Safety and Justice Committee of King County
  • Puget Sound Regional Council Executive Board
  • PSRC Transportation Policy Board
  • Regional Transit Committee of King County
  • PSRC Growth Management Planning Council Alternate
  • Sound Transit Executive Advisory Committee
  • City/School District Liaison Committee
  • City/Lakehaven Utility District Liaison Committee
  • South King County Human Services Forum
  • Growth Management Planning Council
  • Regional Water Quality Committee
  • Management Board, Sound Cities Association
  • Regional Policy Committee of King County
  • enterpriseSeattle Board
  • Valley Communications Center Administration Board
  • National League of Cities Legislative Committee
  • Executive Steering Committee - Ecosystem Coordination Board for Puget Sound Partnership
Community Service 
  • Rotary of Federal Way - Community Service Committee
  • American Association of University Women, Federal Way Branch
  • Federal Way Historical Society
  • Friends of the West Hylebos Wetlands
  • Guardian for severely disabled adults
Previous Community Service 
  • Downtown Revitalization Committee
  • Federal Way Arts Commission – Eight years (term as Chair)
  • Boys and Girls Club of Federal Way Board of Directors (2 terms as Vice Chair)
  • Reinvesting in Youth Advisory Committee
  • Advancing Leadership Board of Directors - President 2009
  • Community Caregiving Network Emergency Services Director, Board Member for three years
  • FUSION Committee and Advisory Board
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration Committee – Three years
  • Women's Advisory Committee, St. Francis Hospital
  • Board of Trustees, Centerstage Theatre
  • King County Arts Commission
  • United Way of King County Panel and Task Force
  • AAUW Vice-president
  • Build the Bridge Task Force (Federal Way)
  • Federal Way First! Incorporation Steering Committee
  • Board of Directors, Lakota Jr. High PTA
  • Board of Directors, Adelaide Elementary School PTA
  • Founding Member, Federal Way Library Arts Commission -Chair three years
  • 2010 "Public Official of the Year", Municipal League of King County
  • Soroptimist International Woman of Distinction
  • Certified Municipal Leader, Association of Washington Cities
  • Certified Municipal Leader Advanced Certificate, Association of Washington Cities (2011)
  • Bachelor's degree from Seattle University
  • Master's degree from the University of Washington
Burbidge is married to Dr. Jim Burbidge; they have three grown children and one grandson.


Council Office Ph: 253.835.2401
Council Fax: 253.835.2409

Terms in Office
November 1997: Elected to Office
November 2001: Re-Elected to Office
January 2002: Appointed as Mayor: (Two-year term)
November 2005: Re-Elected to Office
November 2009: Re-Elected to Office
November 2013: Re-Elected to Office
January 2014:  Appointed as Deputy Mayor
January 2016: Re-Appointed as Deputy Mayor